(March 1957)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
20th Century Comic Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint with Glossy Covers
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
was On-Going Series

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Inside the Mummy Case (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-510

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Joe Waters; Mr. Stern
Synopsis:
An undead mummy attempts to slay a museum guard by using telepathic suggestion to get him to open a booby-trapped section of the mummy case.
Reprints:

The Lizard (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Williamson
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-509

Reprints:

What World Is This? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-347

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A thief hiding from his pursuers makes a wish that time would stand still. After he succeeds in evading his pursuers, he comes upon a town where the people appear to be frozen and he thinks this is due to his wish, until he hears a plane. He goes outside to look at the plane and notices a sign reading 'atom city' and recalls reading an article in the paper about a mock city constructed by scientists in order to gauge the devastation of the atom bomb and realizes that the people he saw must be dummies. He looks up at the plane, and sees a small object drop from the bombbay doors.
Reprints:

The Strange Seeds! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-511

Indexer Notes

Anti-communism story.

All In The Mind (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-297

Indexer Notes

Job number suggests a reprint from an unknown source.

I'll Get You Later (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Davy Berg
Inks:
Davy Berg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-467

Reprints:

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Monroe Froehlich, Jr.
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

For 1 Oct 1956. Stan Lee, Editor; Martin Goodman, Managing Editor; Monroe Froehlich, Jr., Business Manager.

Four Empty Chairs! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stein
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-424

Synopsis:
A man's family disappears one evening and a stranger explains to the town sheriff that they are from another dimension waiting for a lightning bolt of sufficient strength to send them all back to their home dimension. The sheriff thinks the story is nonsense but suddenly a powerful lightning bolt flashes and both the stranger and the man have disappeared as well.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
  2. 1. Inside the Mummy Case
  3. 2. The Lizard
  4. 3. What World Is This?
  5. 4. The Strange Seeds!
  6. 5. All In The Mind
  7. 6. I'll Get You Later
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership
  9. 8. Four Empty Chairs!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Thomas G. Lammers